Jesse Royal Announces Debut LP Lily Of Da Valley

Internationally renowned Jamaican artist Jesse Royal is preparing to release his first album Lily of Da Valley via Easy Star Records on October 6th, 2017. After multiple successful singles and mixtapes, including the breakthrough song “Modern Day Judas,” which is rapidly approaching 10 million YouTube views, the 14-track Lily of… Continue reading

Original Rockers from Augustus Pablo

Augustus Pablo (1954-1999) was the master of melodica and one of the most revered talents in reggae music. A reissue of his classic album Original Rockers with remastered sound and a 16-page extended booklet is available now from Greensleeves Records an imprint of VP Music Group. Greensleeves originally released the… Continue reading

Reggae’s Bad Boys call for Hall of Fame

Brothers Ian and Roger Lewis, founding members of the Inner Circle band, believe Jamaica could realise benefits from its music with the creation of a multi-purpose Reggae Hall of Fame. “Reggae music is a universal thing. So the hall of fame would have to be self-sufficient that people from all over… Continue reading

Out Today! Reggae Gold 2015

For over 20 years, the world’s #1 Caribbean music compilation Reggae Gold brings the genre’s top hits into one must-have collection for the masses. 2015’s installment, out today July 17, 2015 on VP Records, is filled with the season’s freshest sounds in roots, dancehall, lover’s rock and pop-fused reggae from… Continue reading

VP Records Announces Release of Annual Compilation Reggae Gold 2015

For over 20 years, the world’s #1 Caribbean music compilation Reggae Gold brings the genre’s top hits into one must-have collection for the masses. 2015’s installment, out July 17, 2015 on VP Records, is filled with the season’s freshest sounds in roots, dancehall, lover’s rock and pop-fused reggae from a… Continue reading

Inner Circle ft. Chronixx & Jacob Miller “Tenement Yard (News Carryin’ Dread)”

Jacob “Killer” Miller was one of reggae’s greatest performers. His merry, manic brilliance shines through clearly in the crucial 1980 concert doc Heartland Reggae, particularly the performance of “Tired Fe Lick Weed In A Bush,” during which he puffs a huge spliff on stage while using his microphone to taunt the… Continue reading

Strictly The Best Series – Volumes 50 & 51 to be released November 25, 2014

The longest running reggae series Strictly The Best unleashes Volume 50 & Volume 51 on November 25, 2014. This special edition of Strictly The Best celebrates VP Records 35th Anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, VP Records commissioned renowned artist Michael Thompson (Freestylee) to illustrate the cover art and CD booklet… Continue reading